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Big Sean, H.E.R. and More Added to 2019 VMAs Line-Up

MTV has announced new performers to join Video Vanguard Winner Missy Elliott during the August 26 VMAs show including Big Sean featuring A$AP Ferg, H.E.R., Normani and Ozuna.

The original run of performers included Bad Bunny, Camila Cabello, J Balvin, Jonas Brothers, Lil Nax X, Lizzo, Rosalía, Shawn Mendes and Taylor Swift.

Billboard reports the VMAs have announced three new fan-voting categories including best group, best power anthem and song of summer.

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MTV Shares a Rare Interview Clip of Aaliyah For the 18th Anniversary of Her Final Album

18 years ago today, the music world was blessed by single-named soul siren Aaliyah when she released her critically-acclaimed 2001 album, simply self-titled Aaliyah. The Princess of R&B was well on her way to becoming queen with this project, which unfortunately would be her last due to her death in a plane crash just a month after its release.

One of the last interviews she did ended up also being one of her greatest; an hour-long artist profile for MTV’s hit docuseries Diary. Aaliyah’s episode aired on August 8, 2001, a little over two weeks before the tragic plane crash that took her life after filming the music video for the album’s next single, “Rock The Boat.” It still stands as one of the best looks into the private life of a musician who prided herself on a mysterious appeal that made albums like Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number (1994) and One In A Million (1996) achieve multiplatinum status. As with most shows like this, a lot of b-roll is usually left on the cutting room floor, sometimes hours or even days of footage just sitting in the vault.

Today, MTV proved that they’ve definitely got some rare Aaliyah clips stored away for a celebratory day like, say, the 18th anniversary of the deceased legend’s most heralded body of work. Take a look at the never-before-seen segment below:



In the clip, Aaliyah reflects on the process of creating her self-titled LP, bigging up many of the producers and writers that helped along the way like Timbaland, Missy Elliott, Tank, J. Dub, Bud’da and the members of Playa, specifically fellow missed music impresario Static Major. It’s an extended version of a clip that made it into the official Diary episode, and even the mere seconds of rare footage where she speaks in a tone that predates the current ASMR craze already has fans demanding that the full unedited version be released as well. Whether or not that happens is entirely up to MTV, but we’re with the fans on this one — give us more Aaliyah!

Watch the extended clip from Aaliyah’s 2001 MTV Diary episode above, and revisit our feature article from last year on why her self-titled album and 15 other Blackground Records LPs deserve to be released on streaming services by clicking here. R.I.P. Baby Girl!

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Diddy Asks If He Should Bring Back ‘Making The Band’? Twitter Says Hell Yeah!

Diddy Asks Social Media If He Should Bring Back 'Making The Band' ?

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Recently there has been a call for the return of Diddy’s hit reality show Making The Band which has been off the air for a decade. Yesterday (July 8) the Bad Boy CEO revealed that he is indeed thinking about making that happen for the culture.
Combs got the streets talking about the talent search/reality show that gave birth to acts such as Danity Kane, Da Band, Day26 and Donnie Klang when he asked in an Instagram video while getting groomed if he should bring back the show with the hashtag #IWantMyMTB?

MTV added more fuel to the fire with a Tweet featuring Diddy’s video stating “We seriously need @diddy to bring back Making the Band!!” Puff wasted no time in responding, asking if the network has a big enough bag to make it happen?

Diddy understandably has some reservations on bringing the show back being that it would be hard to one-up classic moments from the original show. Also, he is worried that this new age of talent wouldn’t be able to handle the intensity that he displayed throughout the season. BUT, as you can imagine Twitter is salivating at the idea of the return of the show and even Wale and Seth Rogen both confirmed

While this isn’t a clear indication Making The Band is returning, we won’t be shocked if Diddy and MTV have been discussing behind doors how to make it happen and the social media stunt is just some sort of way to build up hype.

The streets clearly want the show back, you can see all the replies in the gallery below.

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‘Desus & Mero’ to Air Two Nights a Week During the Summer

Showtime is bringing fans more Desus & Mero. The network announced it’s expanding the show to two nights a week for a special summer run.

After leaving Viceland, Desus & Mero jumped to Showtime and became the network’s first-ever late-night talk show. The hit talk show will air two nights a week starting Monday, May 6 and will air Monday and Thursday nights at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT all summer long, up until its August hiatus beginning Monday, August 5.

Desus & Mero features the Bronx duo talking with guests at the intersection of pop culture, sports, music, politics and more, as well as giving their take on the day’s hot topics in their signature style in front of a small live studio audience from New York City. Upcoming guests on Desus & Mero will include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Charlize Theron, Amy Poehler, Gabrielle Union, Seth Rogen, Spike Lee, Bill Hader, Regina Hall and many more.

Desus Nice (Daniel Baker) and The Kid Mero (Joel Martinez) made a name for themselves when they reconnected on Twitter. That led to spots on Complex and MTV, the Bodega Boys podcast, and a daily late-night show on Viceland, developing a cult following. The quick-witted duo brings a distinct voice to late night, delivering smart and comedic commentary on any and all topics, that keeps audiences buzzing. Desus and Mero continue to host their Bodega Boys podcast. Produced for Showtime by JAX Media, Desus & Mero is executive produced by Desus Nice and The Kid Mero.

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Nick Cannon’s ‘Wild ‘N Out’ Renewed for 90 More Episodes

As Nick Cannon’s highly successful comedy sketch show Wild ‘N Out prepares for its thirteenth season, it’s just been announced that MTV has ordered an additional 90 episodes which will take the serious into its sixteenth season. Cannon posted the news on his Instagram.

 

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According to Deadline, “Wild ‘N Out is the No. 1 hip-hop entertainment channel on YouTube with 4.2 million subscribers, more than 2.3 billion minutes watched and over 92M views in February, according to MTV. Wild ‘N Out’s Instagram account has grown from 60,000 followers in April 2017 to 3.2M to date. The brand will be undergoing an expansion with merchandise, tours, restaurants and an official Wild ‘N Out podcast.”

Cannon created, produced and hosted the original Wild’ N Out on MTV from 2005-2007. He returned to the air in 2013 with the new version, Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out, in which Cannon and celebrity guests lead a team of improv comedians as they go head-to-head in competition.

Because of the success of the show, Cannon took it out on the road in sold-out venues all across the country with his Wild ‘N Out Live Tour.

New episodes of Wild ‘N Out are set to debut this upcoming summer

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MTV Launches Three-Part Docuseries Highlighting Queen Naija

Queen Naija’s star skyrocketed throughout her banner year of 2018. The talented singer has graced stages across the country while balancing the new challenges of fame, all of which can be seen in the new three-part docuseries The Birth of Queen Naija.

The docu-series is a production of Viacom Digital Studios and is available for streaming today (March 18).

The MTV digital series will chronicle Queen Naija’s tour, her pregnancy and more.

“I’m so excited to partner with MTV on this incredible journey documenting my first national tour while pregnant with Legend,” Queen Naija said. “I cannot wait for my supporters to get a behind-the-scenes look at my life on the road.”

You can see the trailer above and you can check out the entire first episode here.

 

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San Diego Police Shoot And Kill Nick Cannon’s Artist Ryan Bowers

The San Diego Police Department has revealed the victim of a police involved shooting and it’s been reported that the victim was an up and coming rapper named Ryan Bowers.

Bowers was 23 years old.

Media reports stated that a 911 call prompted police at Bowers’ home. alleging that he had cut his own throat.

Police claim that when they attempted to subdue Bowers, he pulled out a knife and lunged towards the officers, in which one of the officers shot Bowers once, killing him.

Nick Cannon sent a special shout out to his rookie rapper, who began his career on an episode of MTV’s Made in the early 2000s, but went on to work with artists like DJ Premier and The Game.

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This honestly hurts my heart to have to post this right now, but I’m just requesting prayers and positive energy for my young guy! @RyanBowersOB has to be one of the most talented and gifted youngsters I’ve ever met but more importantly one of the most resilient and strong spirits I’ve personally witnessed. He had such a troubled and haunted journey when I first signed him that I wasn’t aware of because he did it all with a smile. One of the nicest and sincere kids you could ever meet. About 5 years ago I created a alternative rap group for him and @Kehlani along with a few other talented young artist called “PWD”. They were all so dope that I invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in them. They had amazing songs with @E40 @losangelesconfidential @djpremier and more. They toured with @therealtechn9ne and even performed on Wildnout, at SXSW and other festivals. And Bowers was the energy of the group, a writer, rapper, singer, skateboarder.😊! The kid could do it all, but like most of us he had his own demons and darkness that he struggled with. We would often talk about God and Spirituality and he got to a place where it all was confusing for him and he couldn’t trust anyone. I told him I would always have his back and would be there for him so when I got the call today that he slit his throat and then immediately after the San Diego police shot him numerous times. My heart sunk. Through the grace of the Most High Ryan Bowers is still here with us, but he needs your prayers and positive energy. I promise you if my guy pulls through I will make the world know him and appreciate his amazing journey and gifts!! I love you my dude! I know you are going to pull through! 🙏🏾

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LL Cool J, DMX, Redman & Method Man Explain The Real Definition Of A Freestyle

Twenty-one years ago this month, LL Cool J released his “4, 3, 2, 1” single. Not unlike “I Shot Ya” two years prior, one of the most respected figures in Rap recruited a team of ferocious MCs to share the mic. In addition to Canibus, whose early career appearance and its relationship to LL took on a legend of its own, the 1997 Phenomenon cut involved L’s Def Jam Records label-mates Method Man, Redman, and DMX.

Around the time of the song, MTV News‘ Abbie Kearse spoke to LL, Red, Meth, and X together. The interview has some awkward beats but serves as a rare moment in time for four artists at different career points. As a cross-section of East Coast Rap giants from the last 15 years at the time, Kearse asks the four lyricists about the definition of a freestyle, given the cypher-style and retro chorus to “4, 3, 2, 1.” As debates linger today about what is and what isn’t a freestyle, these answers may be surprising.

Black Thought & Method Man Go Verse For Verse In A Freestyle For The Ages (Video)

“A lot of times, when people talk about freestyle, it’s interesting, because being a student of Hip-Hop and growing up on Hip-Hop, I learned that ‘freestyling’ back in the days, really, was when you write a rhyme, and then you say it,” says LL Cool J around the 2:30 mark. “What people call ‘freestyling’ now is what people used to call ‘off the top of the head.’ So it kills me when people say ‘freestyle,’ ’cause it’s the wrong definition, but it’s just taken on this ill kind of connotation.”

DMX agrees with L. “It’s just talkin’ mess, not talkin’ about any particular subject, just talkin’ about how good you are. That’s freestylin’ to me.” He adds, “Freestyle, to me, is a style—not speaking on any particular subject, just on how nice you are.” He says that it is a type of track, like a concept record, storytelling, or otherwise. Later in the conversation, DMX—who was an emerging face on MTV’s video rotation at the time, spits a verse. The bars he delivers eventually ended up on “Blackout” from 1998’s Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood.

Ever See This Classic Redman & Keith Murray Freestyle From the Mid-90s? (Video)

Redman describes how freestyles are a calling card for hungry MCs. “[There are] not too many artists you can catch freestyling unless you cypher with them [or] if they do a skit on [their] album or something like that. You gotta catch a freestyle artist at a party or something, when he gets the mic and airs it out,” said the Newark, New Jersey MC/producer not long after releasing Muddy Waters. “I’m takin’ it here on a business level, and the record industry level while they’re [doing it in] the streets. So what they’re freestyling about would be way different than [what you will hear from] somebody [in] the industry. So I really vibe off of up-and-coming artists.”

Funk Doc agrees with LL and DMX’s definition, but also contends that the contemporary term for off-the-dome rhymes works too. “Sometimes it’s off the top of the head, but sometimes it’s just lyrics that can be about anything. You can write a freestyle, just talkin’ about anything, any particular subject. You can jump from subject to subject. Matter of fact, a freestyle is what got me on with Biz [Markie] and EPMD. Biz Mark’ took me to Monticello Park in Queens, and I went out there and aired it out with a freestyle. People knew me underground for freestyle rapping. When I [worked on EPMD’s Business As Usual] it was the same way.”

Ever Heard This LL Cool J Freestyle From The ’80s? He’s In Ripper Mode (Audio)

Method Man admits that his first freestyle was based on the theme to Gilligan’s Island. The Staten Island, New Yorker says that it was not the best, but forced him to improve. “They was throwin’ empty crack vials at ni**as and all that sh*t. When we was up in the club, it was bad—up in the rec’ room parties [at] Park Hill.” Meth’ also brings the discussion to monetary terms and levels of respect. “I don’t like somebody to come up to me and ask me to rhyme off the top in the street like that. I don’t care if there’s a camera in my face, [if I am] on radio, whatever. If I came here to do one thing, I came here to do one thing. So when you know you’re gettin’ paid for this, and it’s a job, you’re holdin’ all your stuff.” The comment appears to also suggest to MTV News to not ask on this particular day. However, there is more to it than just disinterest. “It’s like, ‘Man, I ain’t givin’ this out for free no more.’ So when they say ‘freestyle,’ [it] gets funny at times. Freestyle? Ain’t nothin’ for free; that’s why you got pay-styles now.” Method Man adds that freestyling should always be a choice for MCs who have proven themselves. He says he enjoys listening to hungry rappers, who Meth’ has been devoted to helping for much of his career. “[After] the show is over, and you’re in the parking lot or the motel that we’re at, and [MCs are] there, and they’re starting it themselves, but they open it up enough for you to step in and listen, that’s peace right there. ‘Cause they ain’t asking you for nothing. If anything, they’re giving: ‘Check us out; this is how we get down.’ If you feel like you want to join in, join in. [As a Hip-Hop Head] I’ll be out there ’til sun-up.”

Twenty years after this segment, Method Man, joined by his The Deuce co-star Black Thought, showed cameras what it looks like when the spirit moves him. Both legendary MCs went back-to-back with freestyles on Sway In The Morning.

Method Man Shows These Wack Rappers How To Rock A Trap Beat Properly

LL Cool J builds upon what his collaborator is saying. He likens it to sports. “As good as Michael Jordan is at a playground, the reality is that he probably wouldn’t stop at a playground and risk [his career by] dunking around and soaring over cracks in the asphalt. There’s just certain levels to it.” Years before YouTube, these Rap stars knew that freestyling has casualties. A rapper can be bested by a hungry competitor, which according to many, is what Canibus attempted to do to LL Cool J on “4, 3, 2, 1.” The Rap star can make a public mistake on the big stage when they’ve already proven themselves and arguably should not have to. Meanwhile, as Method Man says, styles can be taken and game can be soaked up for free.

Thirteen years after his first 12″ single, LL continues, “I think freestyling is very important, ’cause it keeps you on your P’s and Q’s, and it makes sure that you are sharp in terms of the way that you articulate what you’re feeling. The reality is, I think you have to constantly grow. There has to be growth there.”

Parrish Smith Discusses LL Cool J Dissing EPMD ON THEIR OWN SONG (Video)

DMX asserts that he is not a new artist, but a new act on the label. Still, as the least familiar face to MTV News in 1997, X delivers the freestyle for the camera. He asks if he can curse, and then spits an incredibly raw and very trademark Dark Man X type of rhyme. It is the perfect moment to show new viewers just what the would-be superstar is about.

The rest of the discussion in the segment deals with the song, embedded below:

Twenty-one years ago this month, LL Cool J released his “4, 3, 2, 1” single. Not unlike “I Shot Ya” two years prior, one of the most respected figures in Rap recruited a team of ferocious MCs to share the mic. In addition to Canibus, whose early career appearance and its relationship to LL took on a legend of its own, the 1997 Phenomenon cut involved L’s Def Jam Records label-mates Method Man, Redman, and DMX.

Around the time of the song, MTV News‘ Abbie Kearse spoke to LL, Red, Meth, and X together. The interview has some awkward beats but serves as a rare moment in time for four artists at different career points. As a cross-section of East Coast Rap giants from the last 15 years at the time, Kearse asks the four lyricists about the definition of a freestyle, given the cypher-style and retro chorus to “4, 3, 2, 1.” As debates linger today about what is and what isn’t a freestyle, these answers may be surprising.

Black Thought & Method Man Go Verse For Verse In A Freestyle For The Ages (Video)

“A lot of times, when people talk about freestyle, it’s interesting, because being a student of Hip-Hop and growing up on Hip-Hop, I learned that ‘freestyling’ back in the days, really, was when you write a rhyme, and then you say it,” says LL Cool J around the 2:30 mark. “What people call ‘freestyling’ now is what people used to call ‘off the top of the head.’ So it kills me when people say ‘freestyle,’ ’cause it’s the wrong definition, but it’s just taken on this ill kind of connotation.”

DMX agrees with L. “It’s just talkin’ mess, not talkin’ about any particular subject, just talkin’ about how good you are. That’s freestylin’ to me.” He adds, “Freestyle, to me, is a style—not speaking on any particular subject, just on how nice you are.” He says that it is a type of track, like a concept record, storytelling, or otherwise. Later in the conversation, DMX—who was an emerging face on MTV’s video rotation at the time, spits a verse. The bars he delivers eventually ended up on “Blackout” from 1998’s Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood.

Ever See This Classic Redman & Keith Murray Freestyle From the Mid-90s? (Video)

Redman describes how freestyles are a calling card for hungry MCs. “[There are] not too many artists you can catch freestyling unless you cypher with them [or] if they do a skit on [their] album or something like that. You gotta catch a freestyle artist at a party or something, when he gets the mic and airs it out,” said the Newark, New Jersey MC/producer not long after releasing Muddy Waters. “I’m takin’ it here on a business level, and the record industry level while they’re [doing it in] the streets. So what they’re freestyling about would be way different than [what you will hear from] somebody [in] the industry. So I really vibe off of up-and-coming artists.”

Funk Doc agrees with LL and DMX’s definition, but also contends that the contemporary term for off-the-dome rhymes works too. “Sometimes it’s off the top of the head, but sometimes it’s just lyrics that can be about anything. You can write a freestyle, just talkin’ about anything, any particular subject. You can jump from subject to subject. Matter of fact, a freestyle is what got me on with Biz [Markie] and EPMD. Biz Mark’ took me to Monticello Park in Queens, and I went out there and aired it out with a freestyle. People knew me underground for freestyle rapping. When I [worked on EPMD’s Business As Usual] it was the same way.”

Ever Heard This LL Cool J Freestyle From The ’80s? He’s In Ripper Mode (Audio)

Method Man admits that his first freestyle was based on the theme to Gilligan’s Island. The Staten Island, New Yorker says that it was not the best, but forced him to improve. “They was throwin’ empty crack vials at ni**as and all that sh*t. When we was up in the club, it was bad—up in the rec’ room parties [at] Park Hill.” Meth’ also brings the discussion to monetary terms and levels of respect. “I don’t like somebody to come up to me and ask me to rhyme off the top in the street like that. I don’t care if there’s a camera in my face, [if I am] on radio, whatever. If I came here to do one thing, I came here to do one thing. So when you know you’re gettin’ paid for this, and it’s a job, you’re holdin’ all your stuff.” The comment appears to also suggest to MTV News to not ask on this particular day. However, there is more to it than just disinterest. “It’s like, ‘Man, I ain’t givin’ this out for free no more.’ So when they say ‘freestyle,’ [it] gets funny at times. Freestyle? Ain’t nothin’ for free; that’s why you got pay-styles now.” Method Man adds that freestyling should always be a choice for MCs who have proven themselves. He says he enjoys listening to hungry rappers, who Meth’ has been devoted to helping for much of his career. “[After] the show is over, and you’re in the parking lot or the motel that we’re at, and [MCs are] there, and they’re starting it themselves, but they open it up enough for you to step in and listen, that’s peace right there. ‘Cause they ain’t asking you for nothing. If anything, they’re giving: ‘Check us out; this is how we get down.’ If you feel like you want to join in, join in. [As a Hip-Hop Head] I’ll be out there ’til sun-up.”

Twenty years after this segment, Method Man, joined by his The Deuce co-star Black Thought, showed cameras what it looks like when the spirit moves him. Both legendary MCs went back-to-back with freestyles on Sway In The Morning.

Method Man Shows These Wack Rappers How To Rock A Trap Beat Properly

LL Cool J builds upon what his collaborator is saying. He likens it to sports. “As good as Michael Jordan is at a playground, the reality is that he probably wouldn’t stop at a playground and risk [his career by] dunking around and soaring over cracks in the asphalt. There’s just certain levels to it.” Years before YouTube, these Rap stars knew that freestyling has casualties. A rapper can be bested by a hungry competitor, which according to many, is what Canibus attempted to do to LL Cool J on “4, 3, 2, 1.” The Rap star can make a public mistake on the big stage when they’ve already proven themselves and arguably should not have to. Meanwhile, as Method Man says, styles can be taken and game can be soaked up for free.

Thirteen years after his first 12″ single, LL continues, “I think freestyling is very important, ’cause it keeps you on your P’s and Q’s, and it makes sure that you are sharp in terms of the way that you articulate what you’re feeling. The reality is, I think you have to constantly grow. There has to be growth there.”

Parrish Smith Discusses LL Cool J Dissing EPMD ON THEIR OWN SONG (Video)

DMX asserts that he is not a new artist, but a new act on the label. Still, as the least familiar face to MTV News in 1997, X delivers the freestyle for the camera. He asks if he can curse, and then spits an incredibly raw and very trademark Dark Man X type of rhyme. It is the perfect moment to show new viewers just what the would-be superstar is about.

The rest of the discussion in the segment deals with the song, embedded below:

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MTV’s ‘The Real World’ Will Be Getting An Interactive Makeover On FaceBook Watch

MTV & FaceBook Launching A "Reimagined" Version of 'The Real World'

Source: Portland Press Herald / Getty

MTV’s groundbreaking reality show The Real World will be making a coming back, but things are going to differ on a much grander and interactive scale this time around.

MTV is helping FaceBook build a stronger presence in the original video content arena by bringing its popular reality show The Real World to the social media giants video hub FaceBook Watch exclusively in 2019. This time around though things will be much different, the show will be “reimagined” and will be produced in the United States, Mexico, and Thailand.

The new Real World will also be more interactive giving watchers the ability to shape the show by allowing them to chose cast members as well and interact with housemates using FaceBook’s video tools like Watch Party, Premieres and Live.

Chris McCarthy, President of MTV, had this to say about the new Real World:

“MTV’s The Real World helped to define a generation and created a new genre of television with a simple yet powerful idea of connecting people from wildly divergent backgrounds to find common ground on the issues that often divided them. By partnering with Facebook Watch and BMP [the production company], we have the opportunity to impact culture and create a new genre of television all over again, while engaging the next generation of content consumers around the world.”

Sounds like a unique way to breath life into a famed reality show franchise. MTV and FaceBook Watch might be onto something here. You can check out the sneak peek for the “reimagined” version of The Real World below.

H/T: Engadget

Photo: Portland Press Herald / Getty

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Fans Sign Petition To Get Red And Meth Back On Board With ‘How High 2’

Earlier this year, it was reported that a sequel to the 420-inspired classic flick How High would be in production, however, after several reports, it’s been confirmed that the stars of the original cult classic film are not slated to appear in part 2.

Even with the new co-stars such as RHOA‘s NeNe Leakes, DC Young Fly, Lil Yachty and Lil Baby, it’s still the fans’ longing to see and hear the antics of How High’s original stars, Redman and Method Man.

A petition has been started on Care2, calling for Red and Meth to re-join the new cast and continue the film’s production, which is slated for release in January 2019.

The petition calls for MTV and How High director Bruce Leddy to bring back the hilarious duo.

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